Scott, Sir Giles Gilbert

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (1880 - 1960)

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott was born in 1880. He was an English architect from a family of architects.
Sir Gilbert Scott was educated at Temple Lushington Moore for three years. He also could improve his architectural knowledge in his father’s office.
During the First World War Scott was a Major in the Royal Marines.
After the war Scott's most ubiquitous design was for the General Post Office and was one of three architects invited by the Royal Fine Arts Commission to submit designs for new telephone kiosks. In 1930 he was chosen as President of the Royal Institute of British Architects for 1933. He died in 1960.

Important works

St. Botolph's Church, Carlton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire
Liverpool Cathedral, UK
Chapel on London Road, London, UK
Church of the Annunciation, Bournemouth, UK
Church of the Holy Ghost, UK
All Saints' Church, Bubwith, UK
Our Lady Star of the Sea and St. Maughold Church Ramsey, Isle of Man
St. Mary's Church, Bury
St. Michael and St. George Cathedral, Grahamstown, South Africa
Chester Cathedral, UK
Lady Chapel Reredos, St. Michael's Church, Elswick
St. Deiniol's Church, Hawarden, Flintshire
St. Paul's Church, Stoneycroft, Liverpool, UK
War memorial, Hanmer, Flintshire, UK
War memorial, Hawarden, Flintshire
War memorial, St. Saviour's Church, Oxton, Birkenhead
War memorial cross, Our Lady of Victories Church, Clapham
Alterations to south chancel chapel, Church of St. Mary Abbot Kensington, UK
War Memorial Chapel, Church of St. Michael Chester Square, Belgravia
New church, Ampleforth Abbey, Gilling, North Riding of Yorkshire
Extensions to Junior House, Ampleforth College, Gilling, North Riding of Yorkshire Memorial Court, Clare College, Cambridge
Nave and monument to Abbot Ramsay, Downside Abbey, Somerset
K2 Red telephone box
Reconstruction of St George's Church, Kidderminster
War memorial, All Saints' Church, Wigan
Church of St. Alban and St. Michael, Golders Green
Chester House (private house), Clarendon Place, Paddington, London
Charterhouse School chapel, Godalming, the largest war memorial in England
New Chapel, Bromsgrove School, Bromsgrove
Our Lady & St Alphege, Oldfield Park, Somerset
St. Francis of Assisi Church, High Wycombe
Whitelands College (Church of England), Wandsworth
Battersea Power Station, London, UK
North East Tower, Our Lady of Grace and St. Edward Church, Chiswick
K3 Red telephone box
Phoenix Theatre, off Charing Cross Road, London, UK
Altar, St. Augustine's, Kilburn, Kilburn Park Road, London, UK
St. Columba's Cathedral, Oban, Argyll
Cropthorne Court (private house), Maida Vale
Apse and north tower, Church of Our Lady, Star of the Sea, Kent
Classroom range, Gilling Castle, Gilling, Yorkshire
St. Andrew's Church, Luton
Chapel and college buildings, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
New University Library, West Road, Cambridge
Whitelands College, West Hill, Putney, South London, UK
William Booth Memorial Training College, Camberwell, South London, UK
Vincent House, Vincent Square, Westminster, UK
Clergy House for St. Francis of Assisi Church, High Wycombe
Guinness Brewery, Park Royal, London, UK
Buildings in north court, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, UK
Church of St. Michael, Chester Square, Belgravia
K6 red telephone box
Main Building, University of Southampton, Southampton
New Bodleian Library at Oxford
St. Anne's College, Oxford
North and South Blocks, County Hall, London, UK
Waterloo Bridge, London, UK
Chamber of the House of Commons, Palace of Westminster
War memorial, St. John the Baptist Church, Penshurst, Kent
Bankside Power Station, London
Roof for the bomb-damaged Guildhall, City of London
Extension at Clare Memorial Court, Clare College, Cambridge
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Kensington
St. Anthony's Church, Preston
Chapel of Trinity College, University of Toronto, Canada
St Joseph Church, Sheringam, Norfolk
Tate Modern, London
Battersea Powerstation